Social Prescribing Link Worker

We are recruiting for a Social Prescribing Link Worker.

Social Prescribing involves helping people who have been referred or “prescribed” by their GP, Adult Social Care or other health professional to social, recreational and non-medical support within the community to help them to improve their health and well-being.

We require additional Link Workers to join our growing team.  The role involves receiving referrals, carrying out assessments and then linking the person referred to appropriate community services or activities, following up and offering support as appropriate.

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience of working with people in a support role, experience of advice work would be an advantage. You will need to have an understanding of the issues that people referred maybe facing and be able to work with a wide range of people in an empathetic and non-judgmental way. You will be organised, able to work independently and manage your time well to ensure you are able to meet challenging workloads. You will need to be a confident IT user.

The role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

The salary is £27,604 pa for full time hours.

The role is based in our office in Guildford but you will be covering East Waverley. Some travel will be required and this role offers flexible working.

Please email info@vasws.org.uk with any questions/queries.

Closing date is Friday 1st July 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified on Friday 1st July 2022.

Interviews will be held on Friday 8th July 2022 face to face at our office.

Please note this will be the only interview date offered.

Immediate start dates available once safe recruitment checks have been completed.

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